Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Fashion Gallery: Suits (Yellow & Orange)

Yellow

Velvet suit, 1785


Circa 1785 Man's Suit | LACMA CollectionsVelvet Trimmed Wool Suit, ca. 1785


1774-80

V&A



Spanish, 1785-1800

Ensemble (image 1) | Spain | 1785-1800 | silk | Textilteca CDMT | Museum #: 11635



Orange

Velvet suit, 1770-90

Orange uncut figured velvet. Coat: short stand-up collar with lace ruffle, round cuffs, buttons covered with silver and gilt-silver wire, sequins, red colored decorations and gilt-silver textured foil, white silk lining. Waistcoat: single breasted, red silk buttonholes. Breeches: button-down front, fob and two flapped side pockets, gilt-silver embroidered white silk knee bands, buttons like coat, white cotton lining.Suit 1770-1790 The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


Satin suit, 1770's

3-piece suit, 18th century. Toffee-coloured silk satin, embroidered in polychrome silks and silver metal threads, with flat self-fabric covered buttons.


Missing the breeches but too fabulous not to include, 1750's

I would love to meet the gentleman who wore this spangled orange moiré suit. Circa 1750s, via @KSUMuseum.pic.twitter.com/0g3v2nP1q9



Spanish, 1780
Relateret billede



French, 1765




Unknown origin, 1760's

Gentleman's peach silk moiré faille suit with embroidered and spangled buttons and silver trim,1760s.



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